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Sale 1158 — The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Friday, 12 May, 2017

Category — 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4090
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4090, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). On 210 x 150mm card with full die sinkage, crisp impression, pencil notation at bottom reads "This series of P.O. stamp were never used, because the English might take offense on account of this subject being in the set" and signed at bottom right, fresh and Very Fine, unusual item, ex "Lake Shore" and Liberman

800
325
4091
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4091, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). On 73 x 54mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, Very Fine and choice

800
0
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4092
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4092, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). On 227 x 149mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, small irregularity at far left of card on back only, Very Fine, ex "Lake Shore"

800
275
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4093
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4093, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Light Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Light Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Light Red Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). On 77 x 60mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, tiny scrape on back of card not mentioned on accompanying certificate, fresh and Very Fine, ex Laehder, with 1998 P.F. certificate

800
0
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4094
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4094, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Eight, each a distinctly different color, including Rose Red, Red Orange, Brown Orange, Dull Dark Violet, Yellow Green, Yellow Brown, Deep Blue and Blue, from 81 x 61mm to 36 x 38mm with most in the 70 x 48mm range, one on original card, all except Blue show imprint at bottom, Very Fine and desirable group of the 30c Surrender of Burgoyne essays

6,400
0
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4095
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4095, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f). Two, first is Carmine, 41 x 45mm with imprint at bottom, second is Red Orange, 32 x 32mm, small thin spot at top, Fine-Very Fine, first with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,000
275
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4096
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4096, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g), 30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g). 56 x 51mm, with imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce essay, this is the only example in Black we have offered since 2005

1,000
225
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4097
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4097, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Scarlet, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g), 30c Scarlet, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g)30c Scarlet, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g). 64 x 50mm, imprint at bottom, brilliant color, few small thin spots, Very Fine appearance, this is the only example in this color we have offered since 2005

1,000
225
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4098
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4098, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Blue, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g), 30c Blue, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g)30c Blue, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g). 70 x 50mm with imprint at bottom, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, scarce

1,000
160
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4099
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4099, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (121-E1i), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (121-E1i)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (121-E1i). Complete for all four Scott-listed colors, from 40 x 37mm to 31 x 29mm, Very Fine, extremely difficult to obtain as a complete set

2,400
850
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4100
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4100, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j). Three of the four Scott-listed colors, including Blue, Orange and Light Red Brown, from 44 x 44mm to 38 x 30mm, one shows imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce and desirable group which lacks only the Black to be complete

1,800
475
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4101
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4101, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Smoky Yellow Greenish Bond (121-E1k), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Smoky Yellow Greenish Bond (121-E1k)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Smoky Yellow Greenish Bond (121-E1k). Four, complete for all Scott-listed colors plus one that is unlisted (Light Red Brown), from 49 x 50mm to 39 x 31mm, Very Fine, very rare, this is the first time we have offered any on this paper since our 1999 Finkelburg sale

2,400
700
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4102
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4102, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (121-E1l), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (121-E1l)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (121-E1l). Two of the three Scott-listed colors, first is Orange, 41 x 39mm, second is Blue, 48 x 40mm, fresh and Very Fine, surprisingly scarce, these are the first we have offered since 2005, lacking only the Dim Orange Red to be complete

1,200
325
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4103
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4103, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff (121-E1m), 30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff (121-E1m)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff (121-E1m). 40 x 34mm, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, surprisingly scarce

600
160
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4104
 
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4104, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o), 30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o). 36 x 63mm and with imprint at bottom, bright colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO COLOR COMBINATIONS OF THIS ESSAY ON VEINED IVORY CARD LISTED IN SCOTT.

We are aware of one other in this color combination, which was recently offered in our Sale 1113.

2,250
900
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4105
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4105, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Carmine, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o), 30c Carmine, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o)30c Carmine, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Red Violet Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o). 35 x 62mm with imprint at bottom, veins are faint but clearly present

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE 30-CENT BURGOYNE ESSAY. THIS COLOR IS UNLISTED IN SCOTT OR BRAZER.

Scott and Brazer list only Black on Green or Black on Red Violet veined card -- they do not list any color for the design other than Black

2,500
950
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4106
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4106, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Burgoyne, Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Complete for all eleven Scott-listed colors, large margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 30-CENT BURGOYNE PLATE ESSAYS ON THIN SURFACE-TINTED PAPER.

A rare opportunity to acquire the complete set, with certificates properly identifying the colors. Ex Laehder. Each with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,825
850
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4107
Ebl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4107, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Salmon-Red Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Salmon-Red Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Salmon-Red Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Block of 20 with sheet margin at bottom and sides and imprint at bottom, large margin at top, small tear in sheet margin at left

EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE BLOCK OF THE BOTTOM TWO ROWS OF THE PLATE OF THE 30-CENT BURGOYNE PLATE ESSAY. PROBABLY UNIQUE.

Ex "Lake Shore". Scott Retail as singles without premium for the position

3,500
1,000
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4108
Ebl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4108, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Brown-Violet Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Brown-Violet Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Brown-Violet Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Block of four from the bottom left corner of the sheet, with massive 55 x 30mm margins clearly showing where the paper tinting ended, fresh and Extremely Fine, a striking position piece, Scott Retail for four normal singles without premium for the position

1,100
325
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4109
Ebl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4109, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q). Block of four with bottom sheet margin, large to huge margins other sides, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
0
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4110
Ebl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4110, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s), 30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s)30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s). Block of four, large to huge margins including sheet margin with partial registration marks at right, fresh and Very Fine, attractive multiple, ex Long, Scott Retail as singles

1,400
0
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4111
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4111, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa), 30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa)30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa). Bright color, Very Fine example of this rare envelope essay using the 30c Surrender of Burgoyne design, ex Dr. Heimburger, Undersander value

2,000
700
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4112
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4112, 1869 Issue, 30c Surrender of Burgoyne Essays (Scott 121-E)30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa), 30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa)30c Burgoyne, Blue on White entire (Undersander E43Aa). 194 x 93mm, laid paper, no watermark, bright color, Very Fine, Undersander value

2,000
750
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